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Full text of "Linguistic Survey Of India Vol Ii Mon Khmer Siamese Chinese Families"

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[No. 2.]
MON-KHMER FAMILY.
KHASSI.
STANDARD DIALECT.                                        (DISTBICT, KHASE AXD JAINTIA HILLS.)
SPECIMEN II.
(U Mohan Hoy, 1900.)
Ka-ba    nga   kynmaw    sbaphang       u-jumai,
What      I   remember concerning   the-earthquake*
Ha    ka-por    u     jumai     ka-wei   ka-kynthei   ka   la-iap  ha       ka-step
At   the-time  the earthquake   one        woman       she   died   On    the-niorniny
jong ka-ta ka-sngi,   bad   ka   la-slap  ba  ka-ta ka-sngi, bad   nga   la   dang-wan
of    that      day,      and   it   rained   on   that     day,     and     I   was    comhig
phai    na   ba-tep.     Namar   ba   ka long  ka-sngi ka-ba pyjah  nga  la-s'aid
returned from burial.    Because that  it   was     day      which cold      I   warmed
ding hapob ing.   Hynda                  katto-katne                   nga la-mih sba beranda,
fire inside house. After like-that-UJce-this-fa., little-while)   I   got-out   to veranda,
bad nga   la-ioh-sngow    ka-jiug-khynniub mian-mian   kum   ka  jong    u-jumai.
and  I      got-to-feel            a-tremblmg         slowly        as   that   of   earthquake.
N<*a la-sngap   bba   bad nga la-iob-sngow   ka-jing-kbynniub  ka      nang        jur,
I   listened   well   and   I        felt            the-trembling       it grows'inore severe,
bad nga la-mib   sba      phyllaw-ing.     Tang  nga  sbu pbai ba      pbyllaw,   ka-
and   I    got-out   to front-yard'house.   Only   I   just reach to   front-yard, the-
jing-kbynniub ka la    jur    eb.        La      nga la-kbymlh-lynti   ba   ka-'n-da-jab-
trembling    it was severe very.   Although  I      expected       that it-wwtld-pass-
nob, ka-jing-kbynniuh  ka Bang   kbam-jur        pynban.         Ha ka-ta ka-por nga
off.    the-trembling      it grows more-severe   nevertheless.      At  that    time    I
la-sbepting eb, Nga la-don jing-kyrmen ba ka-'n-da-jah-nob, binrei hynda ki-khlib
was-afrcdd very*  1    had         hope      that it-would-ptiss-off, but     when   the-topt
atoshkbana   ki    la-kyllon, nga la-ong, * u-Blei  u ia-leb   sbisba      ia    ka-pyrtbei,
chimney    they    fell,       1   said,      ' God   lie fights indeed against the-worldt
bad   ym     don               jing-artatm               ba  yn-sa-pyn-dub ia   ka-pyrtbei.J Ha
and  not   there-is   two*thotights (i.e., doubt)  that   will-destroy   to  the-world.'    At
kane ka-por nga la-khyiaih-lynti  man    ka-kbyllip-'mat     ba   yn     klun    hapob
this   time    I       expected       every twinkling-of-an-eye that will swallow within
khyndew,   bad   ba    yn    dep   barob     slri-syndon.
earth,     and  that  will end     all        one-time.